Author Archives: reelentropy

The MCU you loved has been gone for a while now

6/10 It’s finally here! After almost 20 years of development, 11 years of the character existing in the background, seven years of that with an infamously mangled backstory, and more than a year of pandemic-related delay, Black Widow finally has … Continue reading

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COVID-19 is strong, but not as strong as family

3/10 F9: The Fast Saga parks itself in a completely incomparable place in movie history. With a $70 million debut followed by a $29.1 million performance over the long Independence Day weekend, it is this movie that christens the post-pandemic … Continue reading

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‘Army of the Dead’ is here to remind you that Zack Snyder used to be a respected filmmaker

7/10 In Zack Snyder’s Justice League, Snyder’s name famously appears before even the Warner Bros. logos. In the electric opening credits sequence for Army of the Dead – a depiction of the city falling to a zombie plague and being … Continue reading

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‘New Order’ is a bullshit snuff film, what the fuck is going on at Venice

1/10 New Order came out of the quiet 2020 film festival circuit heavily decorated with the Grand Jury Prize from the Venice International Film Festival and rapturous marketing that was, if anything, more than proportionate. If only I’d done a … Continue reading

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‘Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’ is a 100-minute blast of chaotic evil energy

8/10 Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard is a riot. It’s a trashy, meat-and-potatoes genre piece that’s light on the meat, but it’s got an avalanche of potatoes, and that’s just fine.   The Italian Riviera- Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds), suffering post-traumatic nightmares … Continue reading

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